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A Collection of Tuesday’s Pearls of Dog and Cat Behavior

Each Tuesday, a behavior-related “pearl” is posted on our Facebook page. Here is a collection of the pearls posted since August, 2011, when the page was launched. I will continue to post them here as well on each Tuesday, and … Continue reading

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Shelter sued after adopted dog bites

A recently adopted dog, breed unknown (and unimportant), bit the nephew of the new owner, and the nephew is now suing the Yonkers, New York, shelter where the dog was obtained. There is some risk assumed when a dog or … Continue reading

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What defines animal abuse?

The Colorado legislature has rejected a bill that would require a public registry of convicted animal abusers, similar to sex-offender registries. Such a registry already exists in Suffolk County, NY¬†and makes it possible for the public to view convicted offenders. … Continue reading

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Dog welfare in the Year of the Dragon

Tonight at midnight marks the start of the Year of the Dragon. In the Chinese Zodiac, the dragon represents power, strength and good luck. These auspicious qualities are needed at a time of deep change in Chinese culture. Animal cruelty … Continue reading

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